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Fighting game character design 11 by Jiggeh Fighting game character design 11 by Jiggeh
Name: Norton
Origin: USA
Fighting style: Karate
Design notes: Hulk Hogan + Chuck Norris + Mr. Karate = profit? This design is the culmination of a handful of different ideas. The first idea I had was basically "karate cowboy", which seemed appropriately silly for an American character. And aside from cowboys nothing seems more American than Hulk Hogan, so why not. The well-worn Hong Kong movie trope of western martial arts champions being henchmen also inspired me to subvert the All-American hero archetype and make him a villain instead (which is kind of where the Mr. Karate inspiration comes in). I reckon he would make a good right-hand man to whatever the final boss may be... but since he or she doesn't exist yet, for now this guy is the boss. I guess the "real" boss would be unveiled in the sequel =P
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ryderdecade Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014
Looks like another Paul Phoenix.
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dashing-in-the-dark Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2014
A very high concept design.  It's both familiar and has a twist to it.  Very nice! ;)
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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Intellectual-Soldier Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Student General Artist
Ya know what I just thought on who the "boss" of your game should be, I think he should be a Mongolian; like an heir to the throne of the conqueror Genghis Khan! never... EVER... have been a true spirited Mongolian fighter in a fighting game and you almost don't hear didily squat from Mongolia! :nod: :nod: also, for another suggestion, develop a fighter from Canada. Canadians are just as strong and tenacious as anyone else maybe even more so than Norton there! No offense!
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LOBOsuave Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist

this is great! although I see Paul Phoenix + Randy Savage. which is badassness.

 

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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Whatever floats your boat^^
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Agent-Eli Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Man could probably chase down an entire stampede and catch every single animal!
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
lol
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Agent-Eli Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That's my theory anyway
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creepydana Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013
really nice character design
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks!
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CubaNectie Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
haha, nice idea! simple and to the point. I can imagine he still has some sort of code of honour, even though he's the bad guy. good work!
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Hm, we'll see about that :XD:
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hinayume Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist
日本だとこの人が人気でそう。
jiggehさんの男の人の筋肉すばらしいよ。なにか参考にしてるものとかありますか?
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
日本人にうけそうか!それは嬉しい(ノ´∀`*)
もちろん参考使うよ!写真とか好きなイラストなどを見ながら描くことが多い。今度skypeすれば参考の使い方を詳しく説明する。
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Captain-Supreme Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I actually dig this design alot! He looks like one of those has fun while he's doing it villains
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks :)
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RockyJoe Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
BEST. CHARACTER. EVER.

I WILL PLAY THIS CHARACTER.
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
I THINK YOU GIVE ME TOO MUCH CREDIT.

NEVERTHELESS IT IS APPRECIATED.
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Flashshadow Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Now THIS kind of character could put any fighting game on the map! :D
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Oh I don't know about that, but thanks nonetheless :)
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Sobies516pl Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013
My fav!
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An no.05 <3
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you!
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G-for-Galdelico Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Dude, HOLY SHIT.

When can I buy and play this game. Characters look SICK.
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Um, not anytime soon, I'm afraid =P everything is only in the concept and planning stages so far. But thank you so much for the support and kind words. :)
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G-for-Galdelico Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Don't mention it, it's something truly great and I wish you to get it entirely done! Much respect man.
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Jiggeh Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks, I appreciate the support. :)
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